Today in Black History: July 13, 1972

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Today, in 1972, Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm became the first African American presidential nominee. Chisholm was also the first African American woman elected to congress in 1969.

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“Tremendous amounts of talent are lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt.” – Chisholm

For more information on Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm visit here!

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